1. This on-line resource offers a selection of hundreds of food security focused documents (most of which in English) classified under several main headings that include crop and livestock production systems, fisheries and aquaculture management as well as sustainable natural resources management.In...
  2. 1/1/1995 Reviewed by Kristin Davis In the first half of this manual, the authors cover a history of sustainable agriculture methods, organic food production, methods of composting, bio-intensive gardening and no-till gardening. There is also a brief section on methods of natural insect control. Somewhat...
  3. 1/1/2003 The Benson Agriculture and Food Institute has developed a new cultivation system as a resourrce to decrease the rate of malnutrition and increase the consumption of vitamins and minerals in Bolivia. The name of the system is "panqare huyu', which means "flower bed" IN Aymara. 16 pgs, pictures
  4. 23/5/2017 As rainfed crops are particularly vulnerable to drought as well as heavy rain, farmers must prepare dryland farming solutions for resilient and sustainable crop production.
  5. The need to feed a growing population is a constant pressure on crop production, as is coping with an increasingly degraded environment and uncertainties resulting from climate change - and the need to adapt farming systems to these. Sustainable crop production intensification provides...
  6. PlantVillage is a research and development unit of Penn State University that empowers smallholder farmers and seeks to lift them out of poverty using cheap, affordable technology and democratizing the access to knowledge that can help them grow more food. The rich countries of the world were...
  7. 1/1/2005 This study aims to understand the effect increased vegetable production has on the ruralpopulation beyond the direct farm level. The objectives of this project are to analyze the impact of vegetable commercialization and agribusiness developmnt on off-farm emplyment opportunities and wages,...
  8. Recurso clave 1/1/1990 This book provides a concise introduction to the principles of crop physiology in the tropics, and is based on the work of a project funded by the UK Overseas Development Administration.
  9. 1/1/2021 The 4th edition ofBuilding Soils for Better Cropsis a one-of-a-kind, practical guide to ecological soil management. It provides step-by-step information on soil-improving practices as well as in-depth background—from what soil is to the importance of organic matter. It will show you how different...
  10. 1/1/1995 This workbook documents one of the first farmer-participatory applied research projects based entirely in Kenya's marginal lands and includes a simple theoretical background to the topics researched as well as detailed suggestions on how to take the work forward. This book is designed for easy...